The Cold War and Soviet Insecurity: The Stalin Years by Vojtech Mastny

The Cold War and Soviet Insecurity: The Stalin Years

byVojtech Mastny

Paperback | September 1, 1998

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In this long-awaited sequel to his acclaimed Russia's Road to the Cold War (1979), Vojtech Mastny offers a thorough history of the early years of the Cold War, drawing upon his extensive research in newly opened Soviet archives. Just as the earlier volume offered the definitive portrait ofJoseph Stalin's foreign policy during World War II, The Cold War and Soviet Insecurity affords readers an equally superb account of Stalin's foreign policy during his last years. Combining important new data with the fascinating insights of one of our leading authorities on Soviet affairs, this bookilluminates a crucial period in recent world history.

About The Author

Vojtech Mastny has taught history and international relations at Columbia University, the University of Illinois, and The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. His many books include The Helsinki Process and the Reintegration of Europe, 1986-1991 (1992) and The Czechs under Nazi Rule (1971), which won the C...

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Title:The Cold War and Soviet Insecurity: The Stalin YearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.09 × 6.1 × 0.91 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195126599

ISBN - 13:9780195126594

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"A major achievement."--Foreign Service Journal